we are told that police -- there was an armed robbery around 9:30 and police chased them to this spot, this area where they shot it out with them. we are told one of the officers was wounded, but we don't mow his condition at this time. across the street you can see them looking for evidence over there. the gun fight happened right in front of the best western right in front of highway 101. i spoke to the desk clerk and this is what she had to say. >> i told them, wow, that's gunshots. she was like, no, it couldn't have been. but then we heard the sirens and that's when we knew there were gunshots. >> and that guest had just checked in. he said he left his 12-year-old son in the car, and that's when the gunshots went off just five yards from his son. the suspects are believed to be still on the loose. we have seen helicopters flying over this area.